publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

MOBILISING A MOBILE SURGICAL TEAM AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL: A COST EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR CATARACT SURGERY IN MALII. VISUAL ACUITY OUTCOMES AND COST STUDY.

Seydou Bakayoko, Rodrigue R.Elien g.y.; Koita, Jeremy;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2019
Abstract
Objectives:To compare, in the region of Mopti in Mali, the cost and effectiveness of a proximity surgery strategy (advanced surgery close to the patients? residence) with surgery practised in a traditional ophthalmology centre (fixed surgery in a hospital environment). Methods:Two samples of 199 and 100 people operated on for cataract in the advanced and fixed strategies respectively, were included in this study. Results:The functional results were excellent since, after correction, 92.5% of the advanced, and 98% of the fixed, surgery patients had a vision higher than or equal to 6/19. The rate of patients? satisfaction was 96% for advanced surgery and 89% for f...
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free text keywords: Cataract surgery strategy cost effectiveness Mali.
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2019

MOBILISING A MOBILE SURGICAL TEAM AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL: A COST EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR CATARACT SURGERY IN MALII. VISUAL ACUITY OUTCOMES AND COST STUDY.

Seydou Bakayoko, Rodrigue R.Elien g.y.; Koita, Jeremy;